Settle Stories

Settle Stories use the transformative power of story to change lives. We gather people together, bring into focus hidden stories and enable the vulnerable and disenfranchised to have a voice.

Our flagship festival and year round events are refreshing, dynamic and unexpected. We work across the North of England and use cutting edge technology to invite audiences both young and older to The Joinery, our new venue a place to meet and create.

Our ethos of empowering others is unstoppable. Our Learning Programme touches the lives of over 6,000 children in schools every year. We help community groups discover the power of the arts, often for the first time. We welcome everyone to discover how story can change their life with workshops, courses and retreats.

We are an ambitious charity that is committed to collaboration and doing things differently. Will you help us change the world with story?

Find us at...

  • Settle Stories
  • The Joinery
  • Dawsons Court, Market Place
  • Settle
  • BD24 9ED

Our family-friendly offer

Settle Stories year round events are always family friendly and welcome families from across the UK to truly inventive events that delight and inspire.

Make sure you sign up to our mailing list at to keep in the know about our latest events.


Info about accessibility for each of our events can be found on the event page

We're happy to support audiences with accessibility needs. Just get in touch.

Our Events


Classic FM
Age Of Creativity
Circus 250
The List
Get Creative
Arts Award
Theatre Tokens
Where Can We Go
London Theatre

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